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Interim Guidance for Clinicians on Human Infections with Variant Influenza Viruses

Guidance for Clinicians: Variant Virus Infections in People pdf icon[186 KB, 4 pages] Background Influenza A viruses circulating in swine…

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Algorithm to assist in the interpretation of influenza testing results and clinical decision-making during periods when influenza viruses are circulating in the community

Figure: Algorithm to assist in the interpretation of influenza testing results and clinical decision-making during periods when influenza viruses are…

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Algorithm to assist in the interpretation of influenza testing results and clinical decision-making during periods when influenza viruses are NOT circulating in the community

Figure: Algorithm to assist in the interpretation of influenza testing results and clinical decision-making during periods when influenza viruses are…

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Guide for considering influenza testing when influenza viruses are circulating in the community

Figure: Guide for considering influenza testing when influenza viruses are circulating in the community (regardless of influenza vaccination history)1 1….

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Antigenic and genetic characteristics of zoonotic influenza viruses and candidate vaccine viruses developed for potential use in human vaccines

28 February 2020 This summary provides a review on the zoonotic influenza virus activity and virus characterization, and describes the…

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Reported Infections with Variant Influenza Viruses in the United States

Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)…

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Update: Increase in Human Infections with Novel Asian Lineage Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Viruses During the Fifth Epidemic — China, October 1, 2016–August 7, 2017

Discussion The fifth annual epidemic of Asian H7N9 in China is marked by extensive geographic spread in poultry and in…

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CDC Yearly Lab Work on Flu Viruses

Every year CDC works hard on surveillance, genetic sequencing and vaccine virus production. Learn more in CDC’s new Lab Work…

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Table 4. Multiplex Assays Authorized for Simultaneous Detection of Influenza Viruses and SARS-CoV-2 by FDA

High CDC Influenza SARS-CoV-2 (Flu SC2) Multiplex Assay Applied Biosystems 7500 Fast Dx Real-Time PCR Instrument Influenza A, Influenza B…

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Research on Zoonotic (Animal Origin) Influenza (Flu) Viruses of Public Health Concern

CDC conducts research on flu viruses of public health concern because most humans do not have any pre-existing immunity against…